Word of the Day: Rock

rock / räk   noun  
  1. a large stone mass, often forming a cliff
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826  
  1. a mass of solid mineral material
Better to have a diamond with a few small flaws than a rock that is perfect. Indian Proverb  
  1. foundation
[Love] is the rock on which all else stands. Nora Roberts, 1950-   verb  
  1. to sway from side to side
Just because the boat rocks doesn’t mean it’s time to jump. from ‘The Keeper’ by Suzanne Woods Fisher, ?-  
  1. to cause to move to and fro
The hand that rocks the cradle rules the nation and its destiny. South African Proverb  
  1. to disturb in a violent manner
Widespread protests against alleged electoral fraud have rocked the country. wnyc.studios.org/story/look-central-america-why-migrants-come-us  
  1. to deeply affect emotionally
I remember being absolutely rocked to my core by how profoundly I could love another human being. Cheryl Strayed, 1968-  
  1. slang, to be excellent or enjoyable
Free speech not only lives, it rocks! Oprah Winfrey, 1954-